Parking Downtown

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Check out the City's Dynamic Parking Map and learn how we manage parking demand Downtown. 


  • Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Sunday
  • $2 per hour in Downtown Core area (Civic to Newell)
  • $1 per hour in areas North, South and West of Downtown Core area
  • Two-hour time limits in core;  most meters outside of the core have a 10-hour limit (look for purple parking meter poles)
  • Pay for parking with your phone: download the Park Mobile App (Free for iPhone or Android)


  • Open 24 hours per day 
  • 1st hour FREE
  • Broadway garage is 50 cents per hour
  • Lesher Center  is 50 cents an hour
  • Special event parking fee at Lesher Center is up to $5
  • South Locust (above Lark Creek and Tender Greens Restaurants) is $1 per hour
  • Monthly parking passes for City garages is available at

Need to pay a parking citation?

Visit Walnut Creek Police to pay a parking citation.

Where should I park?

Get real time parking information by downloading a free smart app powered by ParkMe. 



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